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As of press time, firefighters were still battling more than a dozen wildfires across California on Monday morning, including the Carr Fire in Shasta County, in which at least six people have died, and the Ferguson Fire in Mariposa County, which has killed two. In Southern California, the Cranston Fire in the San Jacinto Mountains in Riverside County has burned 13,139 acres and had reached 57 percent containment by Monday, July 30, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The fire had begun Wednesday, and evacuation orders have been lifted for Idyllwild and Pine Cove. The fire was caused by arson, officials said.

The Carr Fire in Shasta County had burned 98,724 acres by press time and was just 20 percent contained as of Monday morning, according to Cal Fire. The blaze began at about 1:15 p.m. on July 23. Six people have been killed so far in the wildfire, which saw close to 1,000 structures destroyed with more than 5,000 threatened.

The Mendocino Complex Fire, consisting of the Ranch and River fires in Mendocino County, have burned 55,987 acres, forcing evacuations in Mendocino and Lake counties.

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you have either (1) stories of heroes who helped evacuate or attend horses in this year’s fires or (2) news of fire victims in need, please let California Horsetrader news staff know by sending an email to: news@horsetrader.com

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